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Summer Adventure Camp

Would you like your children to investigate crimes like a CSI specialist, learn what it takes to become a mad scientist, figure out what is takes to be the next top CEO, or ride the Hogwarts express into a world of magic and mystery? Our campers will find out about these engaging subjects and so much more at Smart Fit Kids Adventure Camp!

Smart Fit Kids Adventure Camp is a traditional day program, combining exciting team building activities, leadership development, with adventurous trips—each specifically designed for our campers. Our Adventure camp’s motivation is to unite students and help them to grow together. When they arrive at our camp, they will be challenged to accomplish what they have never done before while learning and having a lot of fun.

Our staff provides a supportive, encouraging environment where our campers can make new friends easily and explore their curiosities. With an open mind and positive attitude, our campers will truly have an unforgettable summer.

On our nature and water days, once we reach our destination, children are encouraged to engage in guided activities and self-directed play. They will learn to create their own adventures, fueled by their imaginations. They will discover endless possibilities with creative minds working alongside them.

On our cultural excursion days, we will split into small groups. The Adventure Camp staff will focus on bringing children together, helping them to develop their teamwork skills, giving them the tools they will need to explore and accomplish their challenges.

While many new campers will embark on this journey, we will focus on providing every kid with individual attention. We believe that children should always be safe. We are fully committed to our campers, providing them with the right amount of space and direction and materials, so they can learn, so they can grow, so they can discover new things in an engaged environment.

Our adventure field trips include:  Swimming, Wizard of Oz Park,  Splash park, Ninja Be, NASA Space Center, MPT TV station, Port Discovery, Terrapin Adventures, the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Mini-golf and driving range, Laser tag, The Naval Academy, and various parks in the county.

 

Detailed weekly camp schedule with field trips can be found in the bottom of this page

Our normal camp hours are 8:00am-5:00pm with Before and After care available from 6:30am-8:00am and 5:00pm-6:30pm. 

Spots are limited for our summer camp and spots tend to fill up fast. Be sure to sign up to reserve your spot! 

Smart Fit Kids  Summer Camp is licensed through the Maryland Department of Health (formally DHMH). 

WHEN    June 17 – August 30th (11 weeks)
               8:00am – 5:00pm (Regular Camp Hours) 
               6:30am – 8:00am Before Care

               5:00pm – 6:30pm After Care

WHO     Adventure Camp is open to students ages 4-14
               in Severna Park, Arnold, Annapolis, Pasadena, Glen Burnie and other areas of Anne Arundel County, Maryland


COST (Monday through Friday camp)
Discounted prices for the more weeks you sign up for
1-3 Weeks: $255/week
4-6 Weeks: $235/week
7-12 Weeks: $225/week 
Daily: $70
Before Care: $25 Per week  After Care: $25 Per week
Siblings receive 10% discount on weekly fees

Each camper requires to wear a camp shirt on every field trip.


WHERE DO I SIGN UP?
Just fill out the registration forms, Campers Health form online at the Registration tab.
 

SCHEDULE 
WEEK     THEME


17-Jun   Mad Scientist

Mad Scientist – This week the campers will learn about whom scientists are and what jobs they do.
There are many different fields of science and many different science jobs. Campers will perform
experiments that fizz and explode. What fun is science if you can’t at least taste some so one day will be
dedicated to edible experiments. The most popular experiment with children is slime and we will end
the week with slime fun.

24-Jun  Next CEO

Next CEO – Want to learn how to run a business and be a leader? First we will determine what success
is. The campers will come up with a business plan, make the plan happen/build their invention,
determine the financial aspect that is needed for their business, and then learn how to manage the
business. Campers will have an opportunity to talk to local business leader on how they started their
business.
1-Jul      Superhero/Villains

Superhero/Villains – Its Superman, Wonder Woman, the Hulk or Joker! Campers will determine if they
would like to be a superhero or villain. They will invent their own Superhero or Villain. What powers do
you have? Cape or no cape? Mask or no mask? Campers will use their powers to think, learn, make
good decisions, and solve problems.


8-Jul      Athlete Challenge

 

Athlete Challenge- Want some athletic challenge this summer and also gain strength and confidence in his/her body? It is a great week to help them
get exercise and physical activity, which is important for a healthy lifestyle. Participate in a group/team activity working to achieve an overall goal., Practice skills needed for demonstrating visual examples to others. Identify specific physical and emotional characteristics and experiences within an activity.

15-Jul    Outer Space

Outer Space- It is important for students to understand the concept of outer space. Eight known planets and their moons, along with comets, asteroids, and other space objects orbit the Sun. The Sun is the biggest object in our solar system. It contains more than 99% of the solar system's mass. Astronomers think the solar system is more than 4 billion years old outer space.


22-Jul     Ultimate Survivor

Ultimate Survivor - Students will learn basics and priorities in surviving in the wilderness. Building on basic outdoor skills,                              enhancing skills in using natural resources to survive, and understanding the value of a positive mental attitude in the face of uncertainty, students will be more prepared for the great outdoors. Students will also learn four basic steps to deal with four possible emergency scenarios.


29-Jul     Hogwarts Express

Hogwarts Express- Children will learn to identify with novels that consist of fantasy. They will explore and enjoy the world of fiction through going to different places this week and enjoying the fun of a world of Fantastic fun!


5-Aug    Egg Drop Challenge

Egg Drop Challenge- The kids always look forward to the annual egg drop project! If you're unfamiliar with this popular STEM activity, the challenge is for kids to design a contraption using various materials (usually recyclables) to protect a raw egg from a high fall. They will have a very fun week.


12-Aug   CSI Camp

CSI- Students will explore how forensic science is used in criminal investigations, apply the principles of forensic science to a hypothetical crime

use the scientific process to solve a fictional crime,  learn how to solve mysteries and crimes using the science of forensics, any characteristic of people can give them clues, including a person’s handwriting.  Document examiners investigate handwriting.....


19-Aug   Farms and Animals

Farms and Animals- Students will learn about farm animals. Students will learn why animals are important to a farm and why each animal is very important to the farm and the farmer. Identify the different farm animals. Explain what jobs each animal has and why it is important to the farm.

27-Aug   Around The World Traveler 

Around The World Traveler- Learning about the world is such a fantastic topic. Exploring other places gives children the opportunity to learn about our vast world. 

The world is made up of regions that are very different from each other in terms of climate, geography, animal life, and culture.

The United States itself contains a variety of climate zones and geographical features, abundant animal life, and many cultures. This week children are going to explore six continents and dozens of countries that together create our amazing and diverse world!

For a camp calendar and field trips please see our daily/weekly schedule below.